GOP presidential candidate and possible Kardashian Ted Cruz almost said something smart as he stumped today in South Carolina.

“Never tweet” is a fantastic policy that we at Gizmodo endorse 1,000,000 percent, especially in regards to the unfortunate tweeting and posting habits of the State Department’s anti-ISIS social media accounts. Cruz was probably taking a shot at notorious Twitter egg Donald Trump, but the sentiment has wide-ranging applications. Good job, Ted!

But then:


Oh, buddy. You almost had it.

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h/t Patrick Svitek